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In online ruse, fake journalists tried to hack U.S.-based Saudi critic

World Nov 9, 2018

In online ruse, fake journalists tried to hack U.S.-based Saudi critic

Hackers impersonating journalists tried to intercept the communications of a prominent Saudi opposition figure in Washington, The Associated Press has found. One attempt involved the fabrication of a fake BBC secretary and an elaborate television interview request; the other involved the impersonation of slain Washington ...

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of U.S. election

World Nov 6, 2018

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of U.S. election

Facebook said Monday it blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and 85 more on Instagram after police warned they may be linked to "foreign entities" trying to interfere in the U.S. midterm election. The announcement came shortly after U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies ...